BlackBerry Motion

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BlackBerry Motion
BrandBlackBerry Mobile
ManufacturerTCL Corporation
First releasedOctober 22, 2017; 23 months ago (2017-10-22) (Middle East)
Form factorSlate
DimensionsH 155.7 mm (6.13 in)
W 75.4 mm (2.97 in)
D 8.1 mm (0.32 in)
Operating systemOriginal: Android 7.1 "Nougat" Current: Android 8.1 "Oreo"
System on chipQualcomm Snapdragon 625
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz
GPUAdreno 506
Memory4 GB
Storage32 GB
Removable storageUp to 256 GB microSDXC
Battery4000 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Data inputsMulti-touch touchscreen
Rear camera12 MP with f/2.0 aperture, HDR, phase detection autofocus, EIS
Front camera8 MP, 1080p video capture

The BlackBerry Motion is an Android smartphone manufactured by TCL Corporation under the brand name of BlackBerry Mobile. It was launched on 9 October 2017 in Dubai at the Gitex Technology Week, and first went on sale in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia on 22 October 2017.[1][2]



The BlackBerry Motion is a mid-range phone. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, backed by 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB flash memory. It has a 12 MP rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture, capable of recording 4K video. The front camera is an 8 MP sensor capable of recording 1080p video.

The Motion sports a 5.5-inch display with a Full HD (1080p) resolution.It has a large 4,000 mAh battery with Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0. Additional features include IP67 water and dust resistance, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB-C charging and data transfer port, and a front-mounted fingerprint reader.


BlackBerry Motion originally shipped with Android 7.1 Nougat.[3]

However, during August 2018, Blackberry started to roll out Android 8.1 Oreo updates.[4]


  1. ^ McKay, Tom. "The New BlackBerry Motion Ditches the Keyboard". Gizmodo. Retrieved 2017-10-16.
  2. ^ "The new BlackBerry Motion from TCL is all touchscreen, no keyboard". The Verge. Retrieved 2017-10-16.
  3. ^ "BlackBerry Motion Specifications". GSMArena. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  4. ^ "BlackBerry Motion Oreo update now available in North America". 2018-08-16. Retrieved 2018-09-24.